IHOP and Waffle House are open on Christmas Day. So, if you feel like pancakes or waffles, put your boots on and grab your car keys – we’re going for a ride around town to check what other chain restaurants and coffee shops are open on Christmas Day!

IHOP – THE Place for pancakes and waffles is, indeed, open! Just as any other day, the International House of Pancakes is open 24 hours a day. The locations that do not follow the NON STOP schedule, they will be open according to their regular schedule, which is usually from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Find out which IHOP is closest to you.


IHOP is open on Christmas and has a special menu
Source: ihop.com


Waffle House is also open, as any other day, on Christmas. The menu is not adjusted to the holiday, so if you feel like scrambled eggs, cheeseburgers on toast and brownies, any of the locations are open around the clock in the United States.

If you are a fan of Denny’s, you will be pleased to know this food chain keeps its doors open. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, the fast food restaurant will provide 24/7.

Golden Corral – this is where things get interesting, as the restaurant offers a holiday buffet between Christmas hours. These vary by restaurant, so it would be a good idea to call the location you intend to eat at and find out which those are, before heading there.

Shoney’s applies the same policy – Christmas hours, which vary by location, during which you are offered an all-you-can-eat holiday meal.

Other food chains that keep their locations open on Christmas Day are McDonald’s, Huddle House, Perkins, Dunkin’ Donuts, Boston Market, Applebee’s, Starbucks and Panda Express, but schedule may vary according to management rules. Our advice? Call first!

Cracker Barrel will definitely be closed on Christmas.